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Living in the Internet of Things:

A PETRAS, IoTUK & IET Conference, Forum & Exhibition

28 - 29 March 2018 | IET London: Savoy Place

IET London: Savoy Place (logo) CPD 14 hours

Conference scope

This conference focuses on cybersecurity of the Internet of Things and is distinctively concerned with a range of sociotechnical issues: the scope includes privacy, ethics, trust, reliability, acceptability, and security for the Internet of Things.

The topics below are examples but not an exhaustive list. In all cases we welcomed abstracts which focus on specific domains, e.g. healthcare, home, entertainment (toys and games), transport, cities, energy, environment, manufacturing, industrial control and critical infrastructure, as well as policy, governance and standards.

Adoption and acceptability

  • Design principles for adoption and acceptability
  • Case studies in home, public spaces, campus
  • Codes of practice
  • Understanding implications for adoption
  • Evaluation of prototypes
  • Narratives to facilitate adoption
  • Responsible innovation in IoT

Safety and security

  • Security risk assessment in IoT
  • Usable security for IoT
  • Human factors in securing IoT infrastructures
  • Security and safety in industrial IoT
  • IoT threats and attack vectors
  • Resilience of IoT-based infrastructures
  • Building automation and BIM
  • Secure connectivity in IoT
  • Security in mobile and wireless communications

Privacy and trust

  • Design principles for trust and privacy
  • Data sharing, analytics and preserving privacy
  • Authentication and access control in IoT
  • Mechanisms for consent
  • Location and mobility privacy
  • IoT privacy modelling and analysis
  • Anonymous data mining and data sharing
  • Information hiding
  • Trust and security in the supply chain

Standards, governance and policy

  • Regulatory gaps
  • Consent and data protection
  • Security by default / design principles
  • Certification and best practices
  • Liability and cyber risk Insurance
  • Policy approaches to resilient IoT
  • Public and private governance approaches
  • International political dimension
  • Cultures of security

Harnessing economic value

  • Value of personal data and analytics
  • Uses of blockchain for IoT
  • Use of IoT technology for Industry 4.0
  • Emerging meanings of value in the IoT space
  • Developments in risk analysis and cyber insurance
  • Innovative business models in cyber security
  • Challenges to existing business models
  • Analysing and predicting market trends
  • Economics of risk